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PERENNIAL FLOWER PHOTOS "N thru Z"

Even if you don't have a flower bed dedicated entirely to Perennials, it is always nice to have a few Perennials scattered throughout your landscape to automatically bring color during various seasons of the year. Whether it is a Peony or a Sedum, many of these plants are worthy of a spot in the home landscape. Below are photos of perennial garden favorites (literally) including perennials like Peony, Phlox, Roses, Black-eyed Susan, Salvia, Sedum, Veronica. Also Carpet Roses and Yucca.

(More: Perennial photos A thru M)

PHOTOS OF PERENNIALS
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pink Peonies

red Peony

 

PAEONIA
Peony
Lovely large flowers with color ranges from white to pink to red. Bloom in late Spring. Deer resistant.
TIP: install wire supports (before they emerge) to keep them upright.
ANSWER: "No," ants are NOT required to open the blossoms, that's just an old wive's tale.
    Article:
Peonies won't bloom?
  
Little Spires

 

PEROVSKIA 'Little Spires'
Little Spires
Lavender flower spikes contrast nicely with silver gray foliage. Full sun. Tolerates dry conditions. Grows to 24-inches tall.
  
red Phlox

 

PHLOX paniculata 'Barthirtysix'
Volcano Red Phlox
Low growing, compact phlox with red flowers.
  
  
Purple phlox

 

PHLOX paniculata 'Nicky'
Nicky Phlox
Sweet smelling, deep purple flowers attract butterflies. Full sun. Growth to 30-inches tall.
    
creeping Phlox

'Fort Hill' Phlox
Fort Hill

'Scarlet Flame' Phlox
Scarlet Flame

Emerald Cushion Blue PHLOX
Emerald Cushion Blue

PHLOX subulata
Creeping Phlox
Extremely bright-colored flowers blanket this ground hugging plant in the spring. Rock garden favorite.
   
Phlox on a bank
Golden Bamboo

  

PHYLLOSTACHYS aurea
Golden Bamboo
Rapid upright growth to 15 to 30 ft tall, depending on the climate. Common bamboo that is often used for hedges. Some experts recommend against planting bamboo, so beware! 
  
Christmas fern

 

POLYSTICHUM acrostichoides
Christmas Fern or Korean Rock Fern
Semi-evergreen fern. Grow in full to partial shade. Height to 24" high x 18" wide.
  
Flower Carpet rose

 

ROSE
Flower Carpet® Groundcover Rose
Hardy, compact, spreading rose with good disease resistance. Growth to 30" high x 4 ft wide. Sun to partial shade. These repeat bloomers are available in five colors.
  
Knock Out Shrub Rose ROSE (Rosa 'Meivahyn')
Knock Out® Shrub Rose
Shrub rose that flowers all season long. Easy to maintain, great disease resistance and drought tolerant. Growth to 3 ft. high x 3 ft wide. Sun to partial shade. 2000 AARS Rose Winner.

 

Black-eyed Susan

  

RUDBECKIA fulgida sullivantii
Black-eyed Susan 'Goldsturm'
Abundant gold daisy flowers from mid-summer through first frost. Deer resistant but rabbits will browse younger plants. One plant goes a long way! Drought resistant. 1999 Perennial Plant of the Year. (Growing tips)
  
Meadow Sage

 

SALVIA nemorosa
Meadow Sage
Stems are covered with violet-purple flowers from June to October. Aromatic foliage 18” high and 24” wide. 1997 Perennial Plant of the Year. Grow in full sun and cutback after first bloom to increase bloom time. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Deer-resistant.
  
Snow Hill salvia

 

SALVIA 'Snow Hill'
Snow Hill Salvia
Compact perennial with white flower spikes throughout the summer. Grows to 20-inches tall in full sun.
  
Stonecrop

Autumn Joy sedum

 

SEDUM
Stonecrop
The most commonly available variety is 'Autumn Joy.' Flowers late summer into fall.
(Upright forms of Sedum have been reclassed to the genus HYLOTELEPHIUM)
  
Orpin

 

SEDUM 'Purple Emperor'
Stonecrop or Orpin
Grow in full sun to partial shade. Popular plant with purple foliage for use in rock gardens and flower beds. Flowers late summer into fall.
   
Foamflower

  

TIARELLA 'Pink Skyrocket'
Foamflower
Plant in full shade.
  

 
Eveline Veronica

 

VERONICA 'Eveline'
Eveline Veronica
Rose-purple flowers. Best in full sun with growth to 24-inches tall.
  
Royal Candles

 

VERONICA 'Royal Candles'
Royal Candles
Violet-blue flower spikes in late spring. Full sun to part shade with growth to 20-inches tall.
  
Golden Sword Yucca

 

YUCCA filifera 'Golden Sword'
Golden Sword Yucca
Green leaf margins with wide gold centers make this plant a DLS favorite. Bright color and coarse texture add to its interest. Best in full sun.
  

Perennial photos A thru M

 

   

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